Melbourne University Law Students’ Society Scholarship

Open to current Melbourne JD students enrolled in their penultimate or final year, with a full-fee paying place and who have not previously received a JD Bursary or Melbourne Law School scholarship, this scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need.

Applications open

1 Feb 2023

Applications closed

8 Mar 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

at least $5,000

Applicable study areas

Law, legal studies and criminology

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a domestic or international student
    • be enrolled as a full-fee paying student
    • be in the penultimate (or final) year of the Melbourne JD at Melbourne Law School
    • not have previously received a Melbourne Law School scholarship or JD Bursary exceeding $2,000.

    Selection criteria

    The scholarship is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

    Note: Students who wish to be eligible for scholarships that consider financial need must submit the University of Melbourne’s Student Financial Assessment form prior to submitting their application for Melbourne Law School scholarships.

  • Application process

    Applicants must submit an application with Melbourne Law School during the application period:

    Apply with MLS

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will receive their outcome approximately one month after applications close.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of $5,000.

For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.